An arm of MetLife Inc. is organizing workshops aimed at the brothers and sisters of individuals with disabilities.

MetDESK — the MetLife Division of Estate Planning Planning for Special Kids — has designed the seminars to help siblings take over from parents as the primary caregivers. MetLife, New York, established the MetDESK program in 1998.

In other insurance resources news, Principal Financial Group Inc., Des Moines Iowa, has developed a new Income Annuity Training Guide. The guide, aimed at financial services professionals, describes strategies for blending income annuities with other types of financial services products.